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Recommended Reading: Is the VR hype train grinding to a halt?

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Why the virtual-reality
hype is about to come
crashing down

Christoper Mims,
Wall Street Journal

While VR seems to be all the rage this year, WSJ's Christopher Mims argues that the bubble is about to burst. Mims says that it'll be the limited content that will ultimately derail the virtual reality hype train, and that it could happen sooner rather than later.

Technology is changing how we live, but it needs to change how we work
Ezra Klein, Vox

"Developing the technology turns out to be a lot easier than getting people -- and particularly companies -- to use it properly."

Back to school
John Urschel,
The Players' Tribune

The Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman discusses what he learned while training with the MIT football team.

Smart tampon? The internet of every single thing must be stopped
Joanna Stern, Wall Street Journal

We shot right past peak IoT, and it's time to take several steps back.

Peter Thiel just gave other billionaires a dangerous blueprint for perverting philanthropy
Felix Salmon, Fusion

Peter Thiel's all-out assault on Gawker through legal cases is quite the interesting story, but does it set a dangerous example for the future?

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